Euronext Announces Volumes for October 2018

Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 6 November 2018 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for October 2018.

Cash trading

In October 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,865.9 million, up +20.2% compared to October 2017 and up +6.2% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book[1] was €302 million, up +45% compared to October 2017 and up +40.2% from the previous month. At the end of October 2018, 1,133 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,048 at the end of December 2017.

Derivatives trading

In October 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 602,169 contracts, up +21.0% compared to October 2017 and up +4.7% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 266,380 contracts, up +38.9% compared to October 2017 and up +22.1% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 292,697 contracts, up +10.4% compared to October 2017 and down −4.9% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 43,092 contracts, up +5.3% compared to October 2017 and down −12.0% from the previous month.

At the end of October 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 582,033 contracts (+7.1% compared to the end of October 2017) and open interest was up at 20,117,189 contracts (+9.9% compared to the end of October 2017).

FX spot trading

In October 2018, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $19,174 million, up +6.3% compared to October 2017 and up +2.8% from the previous month.

Listings

In October 2018, Euronext welcomed three new listings from Shurgard Self Storage and Neoen (the largest cleantech IPO in Europe this year[2]) on Euronext main market and Medincell on Euronext Growth, which together raised €1.23 billion. In addition, €96.4 billion was raised on Euronext in bonds, of which €1.8 billion in green bonds. €20.7 billion was raised in follow-on equity, of which €18 billion from the share capital increase of Essilor-Luxottica.

 

[1] From January 2018, volumes on ETFs are only measured on order book activity due to low revenue impact of off-book activity. Based on the previous presentation, activity is €322 million, down −18.4% compared to October 2017.

[2] By market capitalisation.

 
                                                 
1 From January 2018, volumes on ETFs are only measured on order book activity due to low revenue impact of off-book activity. Based on the previous presentation, activity is €322 million, down −18.4% compared to October 2017. 

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